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ANAMA employee injured in landmine blast in Shusha


A landmine blast occurred in the village of Gaybali in Azerbaijan’s liberated district of Shusha on Saturday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Prosecutor General’s Office, and the Mine Action Agency (ANAMA) said in a joint statement.

The blast resulted in injuries to ANAMA employee Guliyev Elchin Aydin, born in 1981, who was carrying out duties in the area.

He sustained a serious injury, requiring the amputation of his right leg. ANAMA paramedics provided initial aid at the scene, and the injured employee was promptly evacuated to the hospital, where his condition is reported as stable.

The Shusha District Prosecutor’s Office has initiated an investigation into the incident.